BFBS – VOD Planner


Full time

12 Month Fixed Term

Hybrid/ Chalfont

We’re BFBS keeping forces communities around the world connected with home through our broadcasting and entertainment: we’ve 3 exciting TV Scheduling opportunities as part of our TV & Cinema operations.

You may have experience of broadcast scheduling and workflows, maybe not, but you have a feel for the type of organisational and process-orientated skills needed for our roles. You are a great communicator, flexible in approach and have a sharp attention to detail, able to commit and meet deadlines, even when the goalposts move due to the changing nature of live TV.

BFBS TV is the original Super-Aggregator! A VOD Planner is part of the team curating content and managing data for over 40 live and catch-up TV channels. Key tasks here include editorially collating and processing a variety of source metadata and images, publishing electronic programme guides and OTT rails, cross-referencing with BFBS rights agreements and updating additional license information.

You’ll understand the need to maintain editorial compliance of a channel’s output – live and on-demand – including the protection of under-eighteens.

There’s the potential to manage social media accounts and produce the type of content for digital and broadcast platforms that promotes and showcases the range of programming and services BFBS TV offers. You may also like to join working groups on special projects, contribute to our evolving content and wider strategies, and manage relationships with external suppliers.

The VOD Planner role is full-time and ordinarily based at our Chalfont Grove, Buckinghamshire HQ. After some initial familiarisation and training on-site, an element of remote working will be possible within the scope of of our hybrid framework.

If you have any questions or require more clarity about the role and what to expect, feel free to contact Adam Hardwick on

What we offer

We offer a competitive employee benefits package that has been designed to support your health and well-being, and care for you financially. This includes a generous holiday entitlement, flexible/hybrid working, family friendly policies and an employee assistance programme.

We are a modern, vibrant and forward-thinking organisation and attract talented people to join and develop at BFBS, where we strive to create an inclusive and collaborative working environment where everyone can contribute, learn and be themselves. We have a number of networks run by our community of colleagues, including Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate current eligibility to work in the UK.

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